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    Build boldly with these 4 features of advanced decking

    (BPT) - If you’re planning to create an outdoor living space, advanced decking enables you to show off your creativity. For years, complex deck designs have been difficult to achieve with traditional lumber. But, with advances in today’s decking materials, you have the flexibility to create virtually any design to reflect your style. The possibilities of creating a bold deck design are only limited by your imagination. For example, did you love hopscotch while growing up? Build a hopscotch board into your deck. Maybe you are an avid musician; why not design your deck in a giant guitar shape?

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    Paint like a pro in 5 easy steps

    (BPT) - Nothing transforms a home quite like a fresh coat of paint. In fact, painting your own house is one of the smartest and easiest DIY upgrades a homeowner can accomplish on their own.

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    Top Tips and Decluttering Insights for Your Next Move

    (StatePoint) Moving can be emotional and the ways you manage it – including the downsizing of your possessions – may be influenced by your age, suggests a new study.

Pet Central

pets

Having a pet is a lot of responsibility, and we’ll help by giving you lots of tips and tricks! More >>

Fitness

Fitness

Our fitness articles will help teach you how to work out with gym- and home-based exercises. More >>

Crosswords

Crosswords

Enjoy the crosswords challenge in our free daily puzzles, from the harder Sunday crossword to the quicker daily. More >>

Sudoku

Sudoku

Every Sudoku has a unique solution that can be reached logically. Enter numbers into the blank spaces so that each row, column and 3x3 box contains the numbers 1 to 9. More >>




Wednesday 06/20/2018
Ideas for an On-Trend Bathroom
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) Bringing an outdated bathroom into the now is a sure way to infuse value and personal enjoyment into your home.

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Healthy Summer Hair Care
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) While the sun, pool days and warmer temperatures are often a welcome change come summer, they can be brutal on your hair. It’s important to give your locks some extra love this season.

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Healthy at Home
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

How to improve indoor airflow and quality

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Less Fuel, More Power
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

3 lawn care technologies that provide strength, sustainability

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Where to Catch Your Favorite Stars this Summer
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

New and classic shows and movies available in June

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Tuesday 06/19/2018
Classic cardigan? 5 tips for caring for your vintage wardrobe
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(BPT) - As environmentally aware Americans join the movement to reduce, reuse and recycle, many are turning to the past to find unique, well-made vintage pieces to complement their wardrobes.

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Wednesday 06/13/2018
Tips for Cleaning Outdoor Spaces
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) Over time, the appearance and function of any outdoor space can dull due to combinations of heat, precipitation and use. With some careful attention, you can quickly spruce up your outdoor living areas and get them back in great working order for patio season.

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8 Household Items You May Need To Replace
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) There are items in your home that you know to replace on a regular basis, such as a toothbrush, air conditioner filter or water heater. There are also things in your home that you may not replace until they are worn out, when in fact, most household items also have a shelf life that should be adhered to for efficiency, safety and health reasons.

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5 Fun, Educational Summer Activities for Kids
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) Summer may be a break from formal education, but keeping kids excited about learning can be an easy way to keep them active and engaged instead of zoned out on screen time.

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10 Steps to Help Prevent Cancer
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:40 pm

(Family Features) Nearly 4 out of 10 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetimes, and it remains the second-leading cause of death for Americans, but nearly half of all cancer cases can be prevented.

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Friday 06/15/2018
3 simple ways to create the party deck of the summer
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - Cookouts, barbecues, family reunions and more are upon us, and as the coolest neighbor on the cul-de-sac, hosting the summer fun is a no-brainer. Throughout the colder seasons it’s easy to forget about your special role of summer party host, and maybe the dirt and grime on your deck is piled a little bit higher than you had expected. Worry not, for we’ve compiled three simple ways to have your deck and yard ready to go, so you can play host to the cookout of the year.

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Tuesday 06/12/2018
How to prep your home for a new addition to the family
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - Whether it’s a baby or pet, a new addition to the family calls for new, unexpected responsibilities, and is bound to come with adjustments for every member of the family. While it would be silly to guarantee zero stress for the new family environment, below are tips for a transition with more playtime and fewer headaches to help you get started.

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Friday 05/25/2018
4 decorating tips for the perfect outdoor entertaining space
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - When it comes to outdoor entertaining, making sure your space is ready is critical for enjoying summer — from its "unofficial" start over Memorial Day weekend all the way through Labor Day.

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Monday 05/21/2018
Feed your dog from a DIY concrete bowl
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - With dogs living in more than 60 million U.S. households, pooches are by far the most popular pet in America according to the America Pet Products Association’s 2017-2018 National Owners Survey. The same research also indicates that dog food accounts for a large proportion of the expenses to own a dog at around $300 a year, depending on the type of dog and their choice of chow. Regardless of expense, no owner wants to see good food go to waste because their clumsy dog accidentally knocks over the bowl or an unexpected storm blows the dish across the back patio. Dog owners can avoid the repeated exercise and cost of replacing wasted food by using a sturdy and durable concrete dog bowl.

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Thursday 05/10/2018
Make the most of your landscaping projects this year with these tips
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - Home improvement projects aren't constrained to a single season, but during these warmer months, your focus is no longer simply on your home's indoors. Now there’s outdoor yard work to do as well, and if you're looking to recreate your outdoor space, your outside projects may include some landscaping. If you have landscaping as part of your to-do list this season, the right strategy can ensure that you get the most benefit from your landscaping goals with the least amount of headache.

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Wednesday 05/09/2018
The benefits of child's play extend beyond exercise
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - When you think about the most important part of a child’s school day, what comes to mind? Is it reading? Science? Math or history? What about recess?

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Thursday 05/03/2018
6 Money Tips for Buying a Home
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(StatePoint) When searching for a new home, you may come across some conflicting information, especially about home financing or mortgage loans. Consider these six money tips to help you navigate the process.

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Tuesday 05/01/2018
Wildfire protection starts in these 5 places
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:41 pm

(BPT) - It’s National Wildfire Awareness Week. So, if you live in a wildfire-prone area, make sure you’re taking the right steps to stave off potential damage long before flames rage toward your doorstep.

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Tuesday 04/24/2018
A Primer for First-Time Homebuyers
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:39 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - Finally ready to take the plunge? Join the club.

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Friday 04/20/2018
With More Buyers Out There, These Home Upgrades Can Really Pay Off
Updated: June 24, 2018 - 3:38 pm

(NewsUSA) - Sponsored by GAF - It's time to stop thinking of Millennials as totally uninterested in owning anything just because they were early adopters of Uber.

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